City of Lights & Valley of Castles

Paris | Loire Valley | Chantilly (9 Days)

Discover a world of luxury and splendor at France’s most famous royal residences from Paris to the Loire Valley.

  • Marvel at the famous landmarks and architecture of the ‘City of Lights’
  • Be wowed by the extravagant Palace of Versailles
  • Have time at leisure for shopping or enjoying Parisian café culture
  • Delight in the Renaissance gems of the Loire Valley’s grand castles and manicured gardens
  • Taste your way through the wines of the Loire, such as Vouvray
  • Admire Chantilly’s lovely castle, sprawling forest, and famous whipped topping
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Brief Itinerary
Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in Paris and private transfer to your hotel. Paris
Day 2 Paris city orientation including the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, and a Seine River Cruise. Paris
Day 3 Day trip to the opulent Palace of Versailles. Guided tour of the Louvre. Paris
Day 4 Day at leisure in Paris. Optional day trip to Giverny or Paris food tour. Paris
Day 5 Train from Paris to Tours. Guided tour of Château d'Amboise and wine tasting. Check in at your hotel in the Loire Valley. Loire Valley
Day 6 Guided tour of Chateau de Chenonceau and Chateau de Chambord, and wine tasting. Optional hot air balloon ride over the Loire Valley. Loire Valley
Day 7 Guided tour of Château de Villandry and its gardens, and wine tasting in Chinon. Loire Valley
Day 8 Transfer to your hotel in the castle town of Chantilly, near Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. Chantilly
Day 9 Private transfer to the airport in Paris for departure.  

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